Complying with the SEC’s conflict minerals reporting requirements is proving to be a time- and resource-intensive undertaking for manufacturers. In this comprehensive survey, 103 company representatives from the CFO, EHS, Finance, Internal Audit, Law, Purchasing, and Sustainability Councils shared their progress regarding decisions made and activities completed. Questions covered who within the company is leading compliance efforts, the number of personnel involved, hiring expectations, supplier questionnaires, budgeting, plans and opinions with respect to auditors, and anticipated filing status. Results are also broken down by revenue and industry.
In 2014, we asked members for an update: Corporate Conflict Minerals Compliance Survey: 2014 Edition.